Anita Chapman

About me

Social Media Manager for the Historical Novel Society. I’m seeking agent representation for my novel, ‘The Journal': women’s commercial fiction with WW2 journal excerpts set in Siena, Italy. Currently working on a novel set in eighteenth century and present day, ‘The Painting’. I’m a member of the Romantic Novelists’ Association’s New Writers’ Scheme.

From my website

Going to a Writers' Conference as Two People

Ceiling at the Octagon Library, Queen Mary University of LondonI've just returned from my third Romantic Novelists' Association Conference at Queen Mary University of London. Writers' conferences certainly help with topping up the writing inspiration, because being surrounded by successful authors, and industry professionals makes you feel part of that…

Falling Back in Love with Writing

I went out for lunch with a writing friend recently, and we talked about our writing. How we shall be published one day, how we need to get our books finished, how we are closer than we’ve ever been. Then I said that I miss those days when I first…

Getting That Manuscript Finished

During half term, I went to Le Touquet in France with my family for a couple of days. We had a wonderful time, despite strong winds and rain on the day we arrived; walking along the promenade, dropping into cafés and wandering around the shops, without the usual need to…

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